Nov 6, 2011

Walter Johnson: "The Big Train"

(Wikipedia) Walter Perry Johnson (November 6, 1887 – December 10, 1946), nicknamed "The Big Train", was an American right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball between 1907 and 1927. One of the most celebrated players in baseball history, Johnson established several pitching records, some of which remained unbroken for more than a half-century.
... As a right-handed pitcher for the Washington Nationals/Senators, Walter Johnson won 417 games, the second most by any pitcher in history (after Cy Young, who won 511). He and Young are the only pitchers to have won 400 games. Continued

Walter Johnson and Calvin Coolidge ( Library of Congress - both photos)